Judith Omtzigt
Judith Omtzigt

Judith Omtzigt grew up in the Dutch countryside. After obtaining a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy at Utrecht University she moved to Heidelberg in Germany. She was granted a PhD-scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to do research within the field of ancient (Greco-Roman) philosophy. 


Her thesis "Die Beziehung zwischen dem Schönen und dem Guten in der Philosophie Plotins" was published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen (2012). After that she taught courses in ancient philosophy at Heidelberg University, worked as a waitress and published poetry in some Dutch literary magazines. 


In 2021 her poetry debut 'Taboe' was published by Nobelman, Groningen (https://www.nobelman.nl/judith-omtzigt).

An excerpt of her PhD thesis is available in English on Academia.edu: https://www.academia.edu/22925408/The_Moral_Status_of_the_Plotinian_Artist

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